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Citytv (CKVU-TV) Now Available in HD

March 29, 2010

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VANCOUVER, March 29 /CNW/ – Citytv announced today that its television station, CKVU, is now available in HD to viewers who receive the basic HD service from major cable operators serving the Vancouver market. Novus Entertainment Inc., Shaw Communications Inc., and Telus TV will now all offer CKVU HD providing viewers the opportunity to watch Citytv programming such as: Modern Family, Cougar Town; and 30 Rock in true HD.

“Citytv is thrilled that viewers in the Vancouver market are now able to watch their favourite programming in HD,” says Renato Zane, Vice-President and General Manager of Rogers Media Television, BC. “We’re confident that audiences will enjoy this enhanced viewing experience.”

Cable Operators Carrying CKVU HD:
    Novus Entertainment Inc. - channel 173
    Shaw Communications Inc. - channel 236
    Telus TV - channel 614

Citytv™ television stations in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton and Winnipeg offer viewers intensely-local, urban-oriented, culturally-diverse television programming. A distinct alternative to other conventional television stations, Citytv engages its viewers with dynamic on-air personalities and delivers an entertaining mix of news, local-interactive formats such as: Breakfast Television and CityLine; as well as local Canadian and US acquired prime time entertainment programming. Citytv is a part of Rogers Broadcasting Limited, a division of Rogers Communications Inc. (TSX: RCI and NYSE: RCI) which is a diversified Canadian communications and media company. For more information on Citytv stations and programming, visit